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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
January/February 2005
Features
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Cervantes’s Wild Ride
Don Quixote, written by a washed-up ex-con, lives on after 400 years.
Mark Twain in a Wooden Barrel
The Clemens family library is found at the bottom of a barrel.
Explorers and mapmakers invented a giant Western river.
Life After Wartime
The story behind the Sue Barton nursing series.
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Gently Mad
Anything can be anywhere.
Fine Presses
Old Stile Press is more than pretty pictures.
Beyond the Basics
The more the merrier with extra-illustration.
Glen Miranker investigates—and collects—Sherlock Holmes.
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Digest
Booksellers doing good; Shakespeare’s secrets; Quaritch sold; a Bibliofind interview; and more.
Some Sharp Opinions from New-York Dealers from the New York Times, January 26, 1890
Offerings from booksellers.
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Highlights of book auctions worldwide.